If you are planning to buy a smart toy that can connect via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or a mobile app, here are a couple of things to think about to keep children safe.
Make sure you understand what key things your child can do with the toy and if it can connect to any other devices, for example can it send messages to a phone or connect to a smart TV?
Questions to ask
Things to do
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